How much water should you drink every day? The old colloquial standard is eight glasses of water per day (roughly 64 ounces), but as most people very widely in size, body weight, and body mass index, this is far from an exact number. Dehydration causes several unwanted health problems, like constipation and high blood pressure. […]
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When you compare the costs of bottled water versus drinking water out of your faucet at home, it’s obvious that bottled water is more expensive. In fact, according to Slate, bottled water is nearly 300 times more expensive, with an average price of $1.22 a gallon. If you’re purchasing a single use bottle of water, […]
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Do you know what’s in your water? Municipal water users in cities and towns generally have access to their area’s annual water report, which breaks down the levels of contaminants and minerals present in the local water supply. If an issue is found, generally the public is alerted immediately and steps are taken to resolve […]
Standard holiday decorations are staples in most homes. Where’s the Christmas spirit without a tree, a wreath, stockings by the fire, and tons of lights? However, it’s best to do your research before pulling that dusty box of decorations out of the attic. Many mainstays of holiday cheer are made with toxic chemicals.
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When preparing for the annual Thanksgiving feast, it’s tempting to rely on staple dishes in your repertoire to make a reliably tasty meal. But your family is bound to tire of the same casseroles and side dishes if you eat the same things year after year.